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iridology

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noun ir·i·dol·o·gy \ˌī-rə-ˈdä-lə-jē\

Definition of iridology

plural ir·i·dol·o·gies

  1. :  the study of the iris of the eye for indications of bodily health and disease

ir·i·dol·o·gist play \-jist\ noun


1916

First Known Use of iridology

1916


Medical Dictionary

iridology

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noun ir·i·dol·o·gy \ˌī-rə-ˈdäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of iridology

plural ir·i·dol·o·gies

  1. :  the study of the iris of the eye for indications of bodily health and disease




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